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Intro to Personal Injury Lawsuits for Medical Records Custodians

Learn the reasoning as to why medical records remain important within personal injury incidents.

You will learn why medical records are important in civil actions for personal injury. By knowing what information is critical, it will make you more efficient and thorough in responding to medical records requests. It will also educate you on the process of records requests, and why the information is critical at certain junctures in the cases. Lastly, if questions arise, either by the patient, lawyer or facilities' risk manager, the medical records custodian will be equipped with an answer, or the knowledge on how to try to find the answer.

Runtime: 96 minutes
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Agenda

Importance of Medical Records in Personal Injury Cases

Common Personal Injury Cases

  • MVA
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Pet Bite
  • Assault/Battery

Elements of a Personal Injury Claim

  • Negligence
  • Intentional Torts

Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases

  • Economic
    • Past and Future Wage Loss
    • Past and Future Medical Expenses
  • Non Economic
    • Definition
    • How to Prove

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

  • Event
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Initial Investigation
  • Medical Malpractice Investigation Issues
    • Peer Review
    • Litigation Hold
    • Regulatory Reporting
    • Dealing With the Family
    • Attorney Investigations
  • Initial Pleadings
  • Subpoenas, Court Orders and Authorizations
    • Explanation of the Subpoena Process
    • Difference From Written Discovery
    • Interplay Between Court Orders and Subpoenas
    • Records Authorizations
    • Examples of SubpoenaProof Records
  • Written Discovery (Medical Malpractice)
  • Expert Retention
  • Depositions
    • Why Take?
    • Why Important?
    • Why Do People Need to Take the Deposition of a Records Custodian?
  • Pre-Trial Evaluations
  • Trial Preparation
  • Trial
  • Appeal
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This course was last revised on June 1, 2018.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
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  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Matthew P. Keris, Esq.

Matthew P. Keris, Esq.

Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

  • Shareholder in the office of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin
  • Practice emphasizes 20 years' representation of hospitals and health care systems in medical professional liability claims
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues and wrote the ThomsonReuters book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation
  • Past president, Pennsylvania Defense Institute; president, Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Risk Management; ASHRM; DRI; CLM
  • J.D. degree, Roger Williams University School of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 570-496-4602
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Product ID: 400958
Published 2018
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